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BC’s Nick Taylor Makes The Biggest Gain In The Weekly Rankings

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2017 06:07 Friday, 17 February 2017 05:47

Nick TaylorMEN’S TOP 10

Nick Taylor made the biggest gain among the Top-10, picking up 72 spots after finishing in a tie for 10th at the PGA’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am event. It was his first top-10 result of the year and it was worth 6.50 world ranking points. Taylor has two world ranking points finishes in his last five consecutive tournaments.



Thunderbolt Sign To Be Presenting Sponsor Of PGA Of BC Tournament Of Champions

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 January 2017 18:28 Sunday, 29 January 2017 18:22

altRICHMOND, British Columbia — The PGA of British Columbia is proud to announce that Thunderbolt Sign has become an official co-presenting sponsor of one of the association’s most popular tournaments.

Thunderbolt Sign has inked a three-year commitment to become a preferred partner of the PGA of BC and will headline the association’s Tournament of Champions in 2017 and 2018.



B.C.’s du Toit & Rowe Make Year’s Biggest Overall Gain In WAGR

Last Updated on Monday, 26 December 2016 07:52 Monday, 26 December 2016 07:42

Jared du ToitPLEASE NOTE: This is the final Weekly Top 10 for 2016. The next Weekly Top 10 will be published January 11, 2017.

Kimberley, BC's Jared du Toit was the number one ranked Canadian Amateur Male golfer for all but five weeks of 2016 and moved up an incredible 973 places in the Wordl Amateur Golf Rankings to finish the year ranked at No. 29 in the world.

Making the biggest leap up the WAGR was Victoria's Lawren Rowe as his play for the the University of Victoria Vikes vaulted him 1,207 places to become Canada's number 4 ranked amateur. 



Victoria, B.C.’s Bear Mountain To Once Again Host The Champions Tour As 2017 Schedule Announced

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 21:03 Tuesday, 06 December 2016 20:46

Colin MontgomeriePONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida (Golf Canada) — The Champions Tour announced its 2017 tournament schedule, featuring 26 official tournaments and two “Challenge Season” events.

The 23-event regular season will again highlight the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs, which will be used to determine the season-long Charles Schwab Cup champion. The Tour will contest events in four countries and 18 states, with total prize money of $55.7 million (U.S).

Canada will once again have two Champions Tour stops. The Shaw Charity Classic will be played September 1-3 at Canyon Meadows G & Country Club in Calgary.

The Pacific Links Bear Mountain Championship will be contested at Bear Mountain Resort in Victoria, B.C. from September 15-17, 2017.



B.C.’s Sloan And Hadwin Move Up In Weekly Top 10 Rankings

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 November 2016 20:04 Wednesday, 09 November 2016 19:51

Roger SloanIn the Weekly Top 10 rankings put out by Golf Canada, several players from B.C. moved up and occupy positions in the country’s top 10 in both amateur and professional categories.

This week Merritt’s Roger Sloan moved up to number 8 in the Men’s Pro Ranking in Canada as he climbed 8 places in the WAGR. He was joined by Abbotsford’s Adam Hadwin in making positive gains along with recently announced PNGA Player of the Year winners, Jared du Toit and Naomi Ko.



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